ERIC Number: ED410166
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Social Justice and Third World Education. Reference Books in International Education, Volume 37. Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Volume 1130.
Scrase, Timothy J., Ed.
The impact of international social change is having a marked effect on developing nations' internal policies, budgets, and development programs. This collection of articles addresses the importance of education in the creation of social policies and development policies; the effect of international changes on education; the investment of limited resources in developing nations; the control of developing nation elites over education; the place of women and ethnic minorities in the educational schemes of developing nations; and country/regional case studies included Africa, China, India, and South America. Part 1, "Problems and Issues," includes the following essays: "Education for Development and Social Justice in the Third World" (M. K. Bacchus); "Education, Global Fordism, and the Demise of Social Justice in the Third World" (John Martino); "Metaphors of Educational Development: An Analysis of Information Flow between Cultures" (Christine Fox); and "Education and National Unity: Toward the Sociocultural Integration of Ethnic Minorities" (Ibrahim Alladin). Part 2, "Case Studies," includes: "Doing Justice: Education and Gender Relations in Africa" (Lynn Davies); "Social Justice and the Micropolitics of Schooling in India" (Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase); "A Caribbean Experiment in Education for Social Justice: The Case of Grenada" (Anne Hickling-Hudson); "Social Justice and Education in China" (Ronald F. Price); "Arab Women and Social Justice: Redistributive-Based Educational and Employment Opportunities (1970-1990)" (Khadiga M. Safwat); and "Education and Social Justice in South America" (Carlos Marin). References are provided for each article. Contains a 26-item international education reference list and an index. (CB)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Higher Education, International Education, International Studies, Justice, Outcomes of Education, Political Science, Politics, Role of Education, Social Change, World Affairs
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; China; India; South America